LibriVox recording of Ледяной поход (Ice March) by Roman Gul. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Роман Гуль «Ледяной поход (С Корниловым)». Воспоминания о первом походе Добровольческой армии генерала Корнилова на Кубань, её движении с боями от Ростова-на-Дону к Екатеринодару и обратно на Дон во время... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, kornilov, kuban cossacks "russian civil war"
LibriVox recording of The Sunbonnet Babies in Italy by Eulalie Osgood Grover. Read in English by Jennifer Dallman; Carmelea "See that smoking mountain, Molly! Look! I believe it is a volcano. It is Mount Vesuvius. Yes, I know it is Mount Vesuvius!" May, the Sunbonnet Baby, was talking with Molly, her little Sunbonnet Baby sister. They were standing on the deck of a great ocean steamer. They had been sailing on the steamer for days and days. They had sailed more than four thousand... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of De Roos van Dekama by Jacob van Lennep. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Verhaal over de zeden en gewoonten in de middeleeuwen verteld aan de hand van de vrijheidsstrijd van de Friezen tegen de Hollanders in 1341. Maar het is meer dan alleen maar een spannende ridderroman: Wie op de fantastische schildering van exceptioneele personen belust is, zooals de hedendaagsche literatuur onzer naburen die meestal aanbiedt, zal zich bedrogen vinden: hij zal hier slechts menschen... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 013 by Various. Read in Multilingual by Thea Xu; Harri Tapani Ylilammi; Fannie; BeniaminoMassimo; defscan; DomBombadil; Claudia Salto; Guy Lederfein; Stav Berman; Merione; Leni; Luiza Karimova; Ernst Pattynama; Kasper; Jonna B This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. 01 - Chinese - Returning... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Kittens and Cats: A Book of Tales by Eulalie Osgood Grover. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle. This book consists of fifty-two very short fictitious stories about cats and kittens, which have been written for children. Many of the stories have been written by cats and address the queen, many of them are commentaries on well known nursery rhymes, and many of them are both. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle For further information, including links to online text, reader... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, short stories, animal, cats, kittens
LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 052 by Various. Read in English by Khaghbboommm; Amy Gramour; Mary Bard; Ian Bradford Ngotngotaha Pugh; Bellona Times; Cal Tuma; Matt Braymiller; Stephen A. Jarjoura; Winston Tharp; Tony Scheinman; Christopher Davis Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, supernatural, planets, space, paranormal, weird, aliens,...
LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 145 by Various. Read in English by Kevin Siegel; Newgatenovelist; Leonard Wilson; Winston Tharp; Shakira Searle; Algy Pug; Son of the Exiles; Chris Pyle; JackMon; Glenn O'Brien; DannyHauger; Michele Fry; Ezwa; Bruce Kachuk; Kangaroo692; Peter Tucker; Jesse Zuba This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015. It includes: The Battle of Moncontour, by Thomas Babington Macaulay But if our love be dying, by Michael Field... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry collection, short poetry
LibriVox recording of An Elementary Greek Grammar by Raphael Kühner; Charles O'Leary. Read in English by Rapunzelina; Libby Gohn; inflected; David Maddock; Alan Brown; Cynthia Moyer; Nicholas James Bridgewater; Marilianus; Peter O'Sullivan We have followed the Grammars of Kühner, known as his "Large" and "School" Grammars. [...] Omitting the learned dissertations and numerous details of the original, we have endeavored to furnish to the student, in a concise and simple... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Music Talks With Children by Thomas Tapper. Read in English by Patrick Wells; Kara Shallenberg; Nathan Heck; Maggie Travers"A book of this kind, though addressed to children, must necessarily reach them through an older person. The purpose is to suggest a few of the many aspects which music may have even to the mind of a child. If these chapters, or whatever may be logically suggested by them, be actually used as the basis of simple Talks with children, music may... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, music, learning about music
LibriVox recording of Marie: An Episode in the Life of the Late Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Peter John KeebleThis is a superb sweeping romantic adventure story of how Alan Quatermain, hero of fourteen of Rider H Haggard's books, met, fell in love with and married his first wife. It is related from the perspective of old age and is set against the time of the Great Trek in the 1830s. The villains of the piece are truly villainous, Dingaan a portly traitorous... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, South Africa, fiction, Sixth Xhosa War
LibriVox recording of Jonah by Aldous Huxley. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. Though Aldous Huxley gained popularity from his novels and essays, he started his writing career as a poet. Jonah, his second compilation of poetry, is a collection of twelve poems (four of which are written in French). He published it, at the age of 23, for Christmas in 1917. He stated his intention to stop writing poetry at the end of the volume, but actually went on to publish numerous compilations after... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, religion, English, Christmas, huxley, love, beauty, monsters, aldous,...
LibriVox recording of Electra (Murray Translation) by Euripides. (Translated by Gilbert Murray.) Read in English by Expatriate Electra (the Unmated One) is eaten up with hatred of her mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for their murder of her father Agamemnon. Married platonically to a good-hearted but poverty-stricken old peasant, she longs for the return of her brother Orestes to help her wreak vengeance. Orestes finally returns and together they carry out their fated work, but find... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, euripides, greek drama, greek tragedy
LibriVox recording of Wild Wales by George Borrow. Read in English by Steve Gough. Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery is a travel book by the English Victorian gentleman writer George Borrow (1803–1881), first published in 1862 and now a classic travel text on Wales and the Welsh. The book recounts Borrow's experiences, insights and personal encounters whilst touring Wales alone on foot after a family holiday in Llangollen in 1854. Although contemporary critics dismissed its... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, countryside, Wales, walking, Welsh, touring, people
LibriVox recording of The Rover Boys Out West by Arthur M. Winfield. Read in English by Bellona Times Despite the title, the Rover Brothers spend several chapters -- over half the book -- back East, against arch-nemeses Josiah Crabtree and the Baxter family. Formulaic fun was dated even by the 1940's when Orson Welles satirized it on the radio. - Summary by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, Americana, high school, brothers
LibriVox recording of The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Logan Marshall. Read in English by Joyfull; JP4KJV ; Scott Sparkuhl; Asta1234; engineerSTL; Maggie Travers; drsxj; Alton Kane; Stephen3; Sarah Alaine Swart; David Lawrence It is with the desire of aiding parents and teachers in telling these stories, and aiding children to understand them, also in the hope that they may be read in many schools, that a few among the many interesting stories in the Bible have been chosen, brought together... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, bible, God, Jesus, christian, stories, bibles
LibriVox recording of The Iliad by Homer. (Translated by Alexander Pope.) Read in English by Steven R. Perkins; Jan MoorehouseHomer’s Iliad is the first great work of Western literature. Composed in twenty-four books of Greek hexameter poetry, it portrays the events of the last year of the Trojan War. Its translation into rhyming couplets by Alexander Pope is considered by some the greatest act of translation in English. Its power sweeps the reader along through an epic tale that begins with... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, epic poetry, Classics, Trojan War
LibriVox recording of Iphigenia in Tauris (Murray Translation) by Euripides. (Translated by Gilbert Murray.) Read in English by Expatriate The apparent sacrifice of Iphigenia at Aulis by her own father Agamemnon was forestalled by the godness Artemis, who by an adroit sleight of hand that fooled all participants, substituted a deer for the daughter. Wafted magically away to the “Friendless Shores” of savage Tauris and installed as chief priestess presiding over the human sacrifice of all... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, euripides, greek drama, greek tragedy
LibriVox recording of History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the French Revolution: Volume 2 by Rev. James MacCaffrey. Read in English by Maria Therese In this second volume of a two volume set, the focus in on the history of the Catholic Church in England, Scotland, and Ireland, during the period from before the reformation up to the 19th century. Starting with the conditions in these countries before the reformation, it then takes a detailed look at the religious changes and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Elizabeth I, church, Catholic, scotland, england, persecution,...
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LibriVox recording of A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina by United States House of Representatives. Read in English by volunteer readers. In September 2005, the House of Representatives created the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina. The Committee was charged with conducting "a full and complete investigation and study and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, government, Law, hurricanes, natural disasters, disasters, hurricane katrina,...
LibriVox recording of Poems by Marietta Holley. Read in English by Ian King; Denver Grey; Sandra Schmit; Julia Niedermaier; DomBombadil; Sarah Jennings; NoelBadrian; Rosslyn Carlyle; Gemma L Myers; Larry Wilson; Kristin Gjerløw; Bruno Goh Luse; Lynne Thompson; Diana Schmidt; Renkotsu; Amy Gramour; Newgatenovelist; Peter Yearsley; Ezwa This is a collection of poems by Marietta Holley, better known as Josiah Allen's Wife. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Cradock Nowell Vol. 3 by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, it follows the fortunes of Cradock Nowell who, at the end of Volume 1, is thrown out of his family home and disowned by his father following the suspicious death of Cradock's twin brother Clayton, their father's favorite. In Volume 2, the story... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, twins, murder, love, family, forest, shooting, railways,...
LibriVox recording of Patience (Bunthorne's Bride) by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by a full cast. A comic operetta which is a satire on the themes of fashion and pretension and hero-worship. Bunthorne is a poet who pretends to be highly "idealised" in order to impress the ladies. They all worship him, except for Patience, the dairy maid, who is the only one he loves. However, his grand plan goes awry with the arrival of Grosvenor who is more idealised and more poetical then he is.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, opera, Gilbert and Sullivan, savoy operas
LibriVox recording of The Acharnians (Billson Translation) by Aristophanes. (Translated by Charles James Billson.) Read in English by Expatriate Loaded with cryptic, nearly indecipherable inside jokes and double entendres, this early comedy of Aristophanes has a simple, anti-war premise that resounds down the centuries. On flimsy pretexts, greedy politicians have embroiled the nation of Athens in war after war after war. Dicæopolis is Everyman, an ordinary, plain-speaking citizen fed up with... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, greek drama, Aristophanes, greek comedy
LibriVox recording of History of Chemistry, Volume II. From 1850-1910 by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer A history of the advances in chemistry, in the fields of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry from the mid-nineteenth century through the early 1900s. Included are brief biographical sketches of some early pioneers in the field such as Mendeleev, Liebeg, Williamson, Dewar and others. Chapters covering the discovery of new elements, the developing... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, science, chemistry, chemists, organic chemistry, chemical elements,...
LibriVox recording of The Gorilla Hunters by R. M. Ballantyne. Read in English by Adele de Pignerolles Ralph Rover is happily at home from his adventure on The Coral Island and wondering if he should settle down when he receives a visit from an eccentric stranger that won't give his name. This visit starts him on a string of adventures that find him getting charged by rhinoceroses, chased by African natives, and facing down a larger-than-life gorilla on his own. Of course, this is only the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, ballantyne, animals, africa, robert michael ballantyne, r m ballantyne,...
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Song of the Broad-Axe, 4th stanza by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for JUne 21, 2015. Read in English by ashleighjane; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Emily Sullivan; Greg Giordano; Jeffrey Church; Jesse O'Brien; J. McDougall; Jesse Zuba; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Rosslyn Carlyle; Son of the Exiles and Vanessa Garcia. This Weekly Poem is an excerpt from Song of the Broad-axe (4th... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, patriotic, cities
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Thirteen Colonies by H. A. Guerber. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kangaroo692; Nich Sandoval; Greg Giordano; Kristin Gjerløw; Donald Cummings; Roohi; J. Alan Brown; Maggie Travers; George J. Galloway; Elijah Fisher; Laura Victoria; Lois Beachy Yoder; Mike Pelton; Hugh Gillis; Denise Nordell; Bruce Kachuk These short vignettes of American history are written for the young reader. Each one is a little capsule of a person or event. They run from the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, american, colonial, colonies
LibriVox recording of The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems by Aldous Huxley. Read in English by Arthur Krolman; bundy98; Renkotsu; Larry Wilson; J. McDougall Though later known for his essays and novels, Aldous Huxley started his writing career as a poet. Published in 1918, The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems is his third compilation of poetry. The volume begins with "The Defeat of Youth", a sequence of twenty-two sonnets that explores irreconcilability of the ideal and the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, nature, French, poem, huxley, love, sonnets, poems, youth,...
LibriVox recording of The Man Who Found the Truth by Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev. (Translated by Herman Bernstein.) Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr An old man, accused of having murdered his family as a young man, spends a lifetime in prison. With brilliant psychological insight so characteristic of Leonid Andreyev's work, we follow this man telling his story about his obsession with truth and lies and his religion of the iron grate, tinged by madness, and not necessarily reliable.. - Summary... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 2 by Jefferson Davis. Read in English by volunteer readers.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Davis wrote the book as a straightforward history of the Confederate States of America and as an apologia for the causes that he believed led to and justified the American Civil War. (Intro... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, history, war, Constitution, military, civil war, confederate army,...
LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of Crime Vol 1 by Camden Pelham. Read in English by Kevin Green This catalogue of human weakness and at times downright atrocity has been brought together by Camden Pelham, a barrister-at-law of the Inner Temple during the second half of the 19th century. It is given in chronological order, the first case listed is from 1700, and the final case in Volume 1 being in 1816. Some of the most famous cases of the age are listed, from Dick Turpin and Captain Kidd,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Crime, London, newgate prison
LibriVox recording of Aristotle's Masterpiece by Pseudo-Aristotle. Read in English by Rob Board Aristotle's Masterpiece, also known as The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher, is a sex manual and a midwifery book that was popular in England from the early modern period through to the 19th century. It was first published in 1684 and written by an unknown author who falsely claimed to be Aristotle. As a consequence the author is now described as a Pseudo-Aristotle, the collective name for... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, marriage, sex, pregnancy, midwifery, conception
LibriVox recording of Electra (Storr Translation) by Sophocles. (Translated by Francis Storr.) Read in English by Expatriate Electra or Elektra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Its date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes (409 BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus (401 BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career. Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan war, it recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sophocles, greek drama
LibriVox recording of Friar Anselmo, and Other Poems by Julia Caroline Dorr. Read in English by Chris Pyle; Julia Layne; Ezwa; Ken Masters; Carol; DomBombadil; Vetta; Shakira Searle; KHand; Kristin Gjerløw; Algy Pug; Larry Wilson; Newgatenovelist; J. McDougall This is a collection of poems by Julia Caroline Dorr. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson. Read in English by James K. White Johnson's only novel, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, was originally published anonymously in 1912. It is a fictional novel written as a memoir of an unnamed biracial narrator who grew up in the South during the Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction eras. It is a story in which the narrator relates how as a young boy he initially assumed that he was white, and how... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, racism, passing, african-american narrative, african-american diaspora, 19th...
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Canada Volume 32 - The Railway Builders: A Chronicle of Overland Highways by Oscar D. Skelton. Read in English by Scott Foster; Doug Sheppard; Maria Kasper When the pace of railroad construction slackened in 1914, Canada had achieved a remarkable position in the railway world. Only five other countries—the United States, Russia, Germany, India, and, by a small margin, France—possessed a greater mileage; and, relatively to population, none came anywhere... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Canadian History, Canada, trains, railroads
LibriVox recording of Private Sex Advice to Women by R. B. Armitage. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. In this book the writer thereof seeks to convey to women—particularly to young wives and women expecting to be married—certain important facts of knowledge, certain necessary information, which all such women should possess, but which few are given the opportunity to acquire. The writer of the present work is one of the rapidly growing number of thinking persons who believe that the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, women, sex, birth control, sex education, childbirth, menstruation,...
LibriVox recording of This Country of Ours, Part 7 by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall. Read in English by Kara Shallenberg. Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.This is Part 7: Stories of the United States under the Constitution, from chapter 64 (Washington First in War, First in Peace) to chapter 99 (Wilson - The... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, history, non-fiction, United States
LibriVox recording of Brewster's Millions (Version 2) by George Barr McCutcheon. Read in English by TriciaG Montgomery Brewster inherits a large sum of money. Then he learns he's to inherit 7 times as much! But there's a catch: he has to spend every penny of the first inheritance before his next birthday (in 357 days), and have no possessions or anything to show for it at the end of that month. If he succeeds, he'll be very wealthy; if he fails, he remains penniless. He finds that spending so... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, character, inheritance, bildungsroman, humorous fiction, millionaires
LibriVox recording of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Version 2) by Ludwig Wittgenstein, translated by Charles K. Ogden. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind. The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book published by Ludwig Wittgenstein. Any summary would frankly do the work an injustice - the interested reader is directed to Wittgenstein's preface and to the introduction of Wittgenstein's teacher, Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) - upon these no author could measurably improve. (Summary... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, analytic philosophy
LibriVox recording of Iphigenia in Aulis (Way translation) by Euripides. (Translated by Arthur Sanders Way.) Read in English by Expatriate Iphigenia in Aulis (Ancient Greek: Ἰφιγένεια ἐν Αὐλίδι) is the last extant work of the playwright Euripides. Written between 408, after the Oresteia, and 406 BC, the year of Euripides' death, the play was first produced the following year in a trilogy with The Bacchae and Alcmaeon in Corinth by his son or nephew, Euripides the Younger,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, euripides, greek drama
LibriVox opname van Kees de Jongen van Theo Thijssen. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. "Vele mensen schijnen Kees Bakels niet eens te hebben gekend, en dat is eigenlik niet goed te begrijpen. Is hij niet zowat de belangrijkste jongen geweest, die er ooit bestaan heeft? (...) Ik maak me sterk, als ik 'n beetje op-slag weet te komen met deze beschrijving, dat sommige lezers af-en-toe zullen zeggen: ‘O, diè jongen? Nee maar nou herinner ik me toch óók-wel; zeker, die heb ik ook gekend; 't is... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks by William Trowbridge Larned. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle This is a short book which collects together 18 charming fables, written in rhyme and intended to be enjoyed by children. Based on stories which were originally written in French by Jean de la Fontaine, these quirky fables are sure to entertain people of all ages. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, children, story, poem, fable, rhyme, rhyming
LibriVox recording of Prometheus Bound (Browning Translation) by Aeschylus. (Translated by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.) Read in English by Expatriate. Whether or not it was actually written by Aeschylus, as is much disputed, "Prometheus Bound" is a powerful statement on behalf of free humanity in the face of what often seem like the impersonal, implacable Forces that rule the Universe. As one of the most compelling rebel manifestos ever composed, it has appealed not only to the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, greek drama, elizabeth barrett browning, aeschylus
LibriVox recording of Entrapped by Alice Mangold Diehl. Read in English by Newgatenovelist The story begins with a storm outside an old house and stormy scenes inside between the house’s occupants. It details the eventful life of Zoe Blount, including her involvement in a mystery and her place in a complicated family history. It also follows the course of her romantic attachment and sympathetically portrays her suffering as a result of sexual double standards. The characters’ experiences,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, poisoning, disinherit, french riviera
LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) 17: Esther by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by Mark Penfold Esther (/ˈɛstər/; Hebrew: אֶסְתֵּר, Modern Ester, Tiberian ʼEstēr), born Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther. According to the Hebrew Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus. Ahasuerus is traditionally identified with Xerxes I during the time of the Achaemenid empire. Her story is the basis for the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, bible, old testament, Esther
LibriVox recording of Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic by Benedetto Croce. (Translated by Douglas Ainslie.) Read in English by Lisa Reichert; Sharon Greer; Will Irace; MaryAnn; KHand; Larry Wilson; Philip Panos; Gillian Schnurr One of the earliest works of this Italian philosopher and literary critic, Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic marks the beginning of Croce's elaboration of his highly influential ideas of aesthetics. Croce defines art in... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, culture, literary criticism, aesthetics, philosophy of art
LibriVox recording of The Bee-Master of Warrilow by Tickner Edwardes. Read in English by Steve C."Is it true that a bee can only sting once?" I asked him, as he bent again over the crocus beds. He laughed. "What would be the good of a sword to a soldier," he said, "if only one blow could be struck with it? It is certainly true that the bee does not usually sting a second time, but that is only because you are too hasty with her. ...But now watch how the thing works... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, bees, apiary, bee keeping
LibriVox recording of The Steam Man of the Prairies by Edward S. Ellis. Read in English by Mark Nelson Ethan Hopkins and Mickey McSquizzle-a "Yankee" and an "Irishman"-encounter a colossal, steam-powered man in the American prairies. This steam-man was constructed by Johnny Brainerd, a teenaged boy, who uses the steam-man to carry him in a carriage on various adventures. - Summary by Wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, audiobook, sci-fi, science fiction, classic, steam punk
LibriVox recording of Danger in Deep Space (Dramatic Reading) by Carey Rockwell. The year is 2353. Tom Corbett is a cadet with the Space Academy, training to become a member of the elite Solar Guard. Sent on a top-secret mission across the stars, Tom and his fellow crew members discover the nature of true loyalty, as they battle against danger in deep space. (Summary by Stuart Bell.) Cast list: Narrator: Sam Holloway Major Connel: Padraig O'hIceadha Tom Corbett: David Ault Roger Manning: Matt... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, space, Solar Guard, Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, space academy